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FACT CHECK: Did Harry Truman Really Try To Buy Greenland Back In The Day?

FACT CHECK: Did Harry Truman Really Try To Buy Greenland Back In The Day?

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President Trump defended the idea of buying Greenland — derided by critics within the United States and rejected by Denmark, which controls it — in part by saying the idea first came from President Harry Truman. Is that so? The short answer: Yes — but it's complicated. The long answer: Trump's …

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